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Unknown Declaration for Increase of an Invalid Pension

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03523.10.219 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Printed document Date: circa 1890 Pagination: 2 p. ; 35.4 x 21.6 cm.

Blank application of Declaration for an Increase of an Invalid Pension (Old and New Disability).

Joseph Maitland enlisted on 8 August 1862 as a Private. He was mustered into "G" Co. OH 95th Infantry. He was mustered out 31 May 1865 at Memphis, Tennessee.

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